Sunday, May 16 2021 was a day to remember. For the UTSA College of Engineering class of 2021 it was the bookend to a successful, yet unconventional, academic year. While many students were physically present at UTSA for the first time in over a year, the campus was abuzz with a well-earned air of celebration.
Alt-Bionics, founded by UTSA alumnus Ryan Saavedra, recently announced a $25,000 pre-seed investment made by Alamo Angels, a San Antonio based angel investor network. While studying electrical engineering at UTSA, Saavedra developed a bionic hand prototype for below-elbow amputees and those with congenital disorders. The original prototype was entered in the UTSA College of Engineering’s
UTSA’s National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) chapter has been recognized as the National Medium Sized Chapter of the Year by NSBE’s governing body. UTSA’s Chapter was also named the Texas Zone Most Outstanding Chapter. NBSE at UTSA aims to “create a family-like growth of minority representation in STEM-fields” and offers resources including social activities,
The Spring 2021 College of Engineering Tech Symposium took place on Friday, April 30, 2021. 50 teams of up to four students took the opportunity to showcase their senior design projects in fields including Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Teams took turns presenting their projects
A team of UTSA engineering students recently placed second in the Texas Region of the American Institute of Steel Construction’s (AISC) Student Steel Bridge Competition. Eight Roadrunners competed, including Trinity Schaefer (Civil Engineering), Elizabeth De Leon (Civil Engineering), Evan Batton (Civil Engineering), Alexandra Sanabria (Civil Engineering), America Martinez (Civil Engineering) Daniel Vogel (Civil Engineering), Dinesh
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